Trivia

  • Baria was disappointed with her performance as a member of ASP divas, and concluded that she needed further voice training.
  • Vell fell in love with acting after being part of the annually-performance Christmas plays. Since she had trained in theatre all her life, The early training allowed Vell to indulge in her original dream to become a famous actress. However, a shift in focus took place as she realized she would rather be a famous singer than be a known actress and still continued her stage acting career.
  • Although she often sang individual arias, Vell is known for singing arias which are more natural for her to sing than forcing.
  • On the concert stage, Vell was highly active as a classical singer. The flexibility of her voice made her an outstanding exponent of the music of Purcell, Pergolesi, Scarlatti, Handel and other baroque composers.
  • Claims that Justine Thornton’s appearance for Hardwicke House (1985) made her want to become an actress.
  • Roles she turned down: Toilet: The Musical (2013), because of scheduling conflicts with her work. Following the rejection from her father, She turned down the roles of Eponine for Les Miserables (2014) in which she wanted.
  • The following year, Vell auditioned for lead/title role of Wilma (2012).
  • Is recognized for her cheerful and outshining personality in which she was the envy among her peers.
  • Outside of her musical career, she is a student, actor and dancer.
  • In order to study acting she is said to have observe actor’s movements and to watch movies as a source.
  • She has worked and performed with several key people within the Filipino music industry.
  • She was dubbed the Charlotte Church of the Philippines by her former doctor who is her pediatrician after listening to her classical voice.
  • She is known for having the versatility to sing types of genres besides classical.
  • Vell’s musical style runs the gamut from pop recordings and folk songs, to classical vocals and operatic arias.
  • She is best known for starring in experimental and contemporary plays.
  • Although she sometimes struggled, she eventually struck a balance between attending university and focusing on her blossoming singing career.
  • At a young age, Vell’s goal was to become a pop icon similar to Fergie.
  • She can fluently speak English, Filipino, (are her major languages). She is conversant in Russian, French, Spanish, German, Italian and Ukrainian and has used all eight languages in her recordings.
  • Vell possesses a full lyric coloratura soprano, vocal range that spans three octaves. She is also a Charaktersopran. She’s known for having an aggressive vocal delivery, incorporated with a soulful and emotive, distinct tone and excellent quality.
  • She dislike men who are very traitor, not gentle, rude, unfriendly, noisy and not professional.